Updates on the investigation into the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy

Tuesday, Jul 21, 2015 at 09:52 PM PDT

Graphic Images of Boy's Torture Revealed

Graphic Images of Boy's Torture Revealed

A forensic nurse testified during a grand jury hearing for the mother and her boyfriend accused of torturing and killing Gabriel Fernandez, said the wounds the boy suffered were "not normal of a little...

Wednesday, Jul 1, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

DA Wants Death Penalty for Couple Indicted in Boy's Beating Death

DA Wants Death Penalty for Couple Indicted in Boy's Beating Death

Prosecutors announced Wednesday that the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office will seek the death penalty against a Palmdale couple charged with capital murder in the beating death of the woman's...

Monday, Apr 27, 2015 at 08:04 PM PDT

Report Highlights State of Child Abuse

Report Highlights State of Child Abuse

Better training and communication are among some of the recommendations made at a meeting Monday on the state of child abuse in Los Angeles County.

Tuesday, Apr 14, 2015 at 07:03 PM PDT

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Gabriel Fernandez Supporters Continue to Fight

Family members and supporters of an 8-year-old boy who died after being tortured and abused allegedly by his mother and her boyfriend while under the guidance of the county child welfare system are fighting...

Wednesday, Apr 8, 2015 at 11:37 PM PDT

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

Worker in Child Death Case Could Get Job Back

A Los Angeles County supervisor who oversaw the social worker involved in the case of Gabriel Fernandez, allegedly tortured and abused while under the guidance of the county child welfare system, may get his job...

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:02 AM PST

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

A prominent expert has claimed there has been a lack of progress on child safety in Los Angeles County in the months following a scathing report from a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Child Protection.

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Standoff With Pursuit Driver Ends With Swig of Beer

Standoff With Pursuit Driver Ends With Swig of Beer

A driver locked in a standoff with police after a pursuit into Seal Beach Thursday morning took a long swig of his beer, then surrendered.

Culver City Eighth-Grader in Final 10 at Spelling Bee

Culver City Eighth-Grader in Final 10 at Spelling Bee

Cooper Komatsu, who attends Culver City Middle School, was among 10 finalists at the event in Maryland.

Murder Suspect Arrested in Apartment Standoff

Murder Suspect Arrested in Apartment Standoff

A man wanted in connection with a murder investigation was arrested Thursday morning following a standoff at an apartment in the San Fernando Valley.

Transgender Veteran Sues Barber for Refusing to Cut Hair

Transgender Veteran Sues Barber for Refusing to Cut Hair

Two months after a barber cited scripture as reason for denying a haircut to a transgender Army veteran, Kendall Oliver has filed suit, alleging violation of civil rights. The case again raises the issue...

Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

Signal From EgyptAir Flight Could Pinpoint Location of Wreckage

Investigators said signals have been picked up from an emergency transmitter on EgyptAir Flight MS804, NBC News reported. The Egyptian investigative team said at a news conference in Cairo that signals...

Woman Finds Own Stolen Truck After Police Error

Woman Finds Own Stolen Truck After Police Error

It was a paperwork blunder that cost two Southern California citizens tens of thousands of dollars.